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The Sustainable Development Goals Report 2020

United Nations : 2020

The Sustainable Development Goals Report 2020 brings together the latest data to show us that even before the COVID-19 pandemic, progress remained uneven and we were not on track to meet the Goals by 2030. Some gains were visible: the share of children and youth out of school had fallen; the incidence of many communicable diseases was in decline; access to safely managed drinking water had...

Source: United Nations

Link: https://unhabitat.org/sites/default/files/2020/09/the-sustainable-development-goals-report-2020-.pdf

Tags: Sustainable Development

Feminist Movements and the Beijing Vision: Organising, Resisting, Advocating

CIVICUS : 2020

The year 2020 marks 25 years since the adoption of the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action (BDPfA), heralded as the most progressive blueprint in achieving full human rights for all women and girls. Yet, 25 years on the ambitions of the BDPfA have not been achieved. In fact, the process takes place at a time of ever increasing challenges for women’s rights. women the world over are...


Link: http://www.civicus.org/documents/reports-and-publications/Feminist-movements-and-the-Beijing-vision.pdf

Tags: Women Empowerment

Embracing Innovation in Government: Global Trends 2020

OECD, OPSI and the MBRCGI : 2020

It is important to recognise the many innovative actions that are being taken to better achieve missions and build strong foundations for addressing present and future challenges. Governments must now also deal with accelerating technological shifts that are fundamentally changing the ways in which people live and interact with the system. This ever-growing and interconnected ecosystem of...

Source: OECD, OPSI and the MBRCGI

Link: https://trends.oecd-opsi.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/09/OECD-Seamless-Government-Final.pdf

Tags: Public Service Delivery

The Role of Local and Regional Governments in the Future of Global Governance of International System: UN75 Visioning Report

UN, UCLG and Global Taskforce of Local and Regional Governments : 2020

The pandemic has galvanized the critical role of local and regional governments in raising public awareness and maintaining basic public services, as well as responding rapidly to fast-changing realities and emergencies.The current outbreak has amplified how our current development model, in spite of the transformative efforts of the global development agendas, is stress testing our systems....

Source: UN, UCLG and Global Taskforce of Local and Regional Governments

Link: https://www.global-taskforce.org/sites/default/files/2020-09/LRGs_Visioning_UN75_Report.pdf

Tags: Local Governance

Enhancing Government Effectiveness and Transparency: The Fight Against Corruption

World Bank : 2020

Emergency responses to the COVID-19 pandemic have resulted in huge expenditures by governments circumventing the standard operating procedures and approval processes. This may create new vulnerabilities and leakages that may only come to light after the initial containment phase has passed. This “compendium” of case studies and country examples is intended as a reference guide to practitioners...

Source: World Bank

Link: https://documents.worldbank.org/en/publication/documents-reports/documentdetail/235541600116631094/enhancing-government-effectiveness-and-transparency-the-fight-against-corruption?cid=gov_tt_gov_en_ext

Tags: Anti-Corruption

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